Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

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Latest Release

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  • Greatest Hits
  • January 2022
  • 25 Songs

Top Songs

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Don't Be That Way
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Swingtime in the Rockies [Remastered]
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And the Angels Sing
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Sing, Sing, Sing
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Let's Dance [Album Version]

Albums

  • Benny Goodman 1930-1933

    Feb 2020 • 27 songs

  • Greatest Guest I

    Feb 2019 • 19 songs

  • Cokey

    Jul 2017 • 18 songs

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Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

Biography

Benny Goodman was the first celebrated bandleader of the Swing Era, dubbed "The King of Swing," his popular emergence marking the beginning of the era. He was an accomplished clarinetist whose distinctive playing gave an identity both to his big band and to the smaller units he led simultaneously. The most popular figure of the first few years of the Swing Era, he continued to perform until his death 50 years later. Goodman was the son of Russian immigrants David Goodman, a tailor, and Dora Rezinsky Goodman. He first began taking clarinet lessons at ten at a synagogue, after...
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